1st of May,
beware of the snakes, bad spirits and dead returning to the earth.
So, you didn’t forget to put a garlic in the May day flower wreath, eh?
And you didn’t forget to add an olive tree branch for the family’s love, a thorny branch for the enemies and wheat for fertility, did you?
And you ate the salted or smoked tongue of the Christmas pig! Otherwise you will be unprotected against May spells and glossofagia, the bad luck that results of words and envy.
Oh the magic month of May!
Scrape the skin and cut the tongue in small pieces.
Stick the cloves into the red onion.
Using a large pot, saute the baby onions in olive oil, until they begin to brown. Add the garlic and saute for one minute.
Add the tongue, the onion, all seasonings, as well as the tomato paste, the wine and enough water to cover everything. Bring to the boil and then simmer until the tongue is tender and the sauce is thick.
Freshly baked bread is perfect to scoop up the delicious sauce.